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How to Get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja

Torrevieja is a small Spanish city situated on Costa Blanca in southeastern Alicante. It has become a popular destination thanks to its warm Mediterranean climate and beautiful coastline, ideal for relaxing summer vacations.

Even though Torrevieja is closer to Alicante Airport, you can still get there from Murcia Airport. Taking an airport taxi or private car is the fastest option to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja; the journey takes about 55 minutes and costs €62 for a standard taxi. The second option is to get there by bus. However, there is no direct connection so you’ll have to take two different bus lines; the journey takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes and costs €8.17 per traveller.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €62 55min 24/7
Bus €16.34 130min 09:30–21:00

How to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja by taxi

If you’re looking for the fastest way to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja, then taking an airport taxi or private car is your best option. Taxis are available 24/7 at Murcia Airport and the journey takes about 55 minutes in light traffic.

Taxi fare from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja

Taxis in Murcia are strictly regulated by the state. For all routes, except from Murcia Airport to the city centre, they operate using a taximeter and the cost is calculated per kilometre. The exact price to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja by taxi depends on your final destination, but on average a standard taxi for up to 4 passengers costs €62 during the daytime and €78 at nighttime.

Cost

€62

Trip Duration

55 min

The total cost might vary depending on the time of day or other additional charges that apply.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Murcia Airport.

Where do I get a taxi from?

There are taxis available at Murcia Airport 24/7. The taxi rank is located right outside the main terminal building so you should be able to spot it very easily.

Convenience

Murcia Airport can get very busy during the summer with people who wish to visit all the surrounding areas. This means that alternative transportation options, like taking the bus, can get very crowded. If you want to avoid that and reach your destination directly, no matter what time your flight arrives, you should opt for an airport taxi; that way, you’ll get to Torrevieja quickly and comfortably in your private, air-conditioned vehicle.

Editor’s Note

At the moment, there is no public transport that directly connects Murcia Airport and Torrevieja. This makes airport taxis the best option to reach Torrevieja for larger groups or families, despite the higher price.

Useful Tips

Most regular taxis in Murcia don’t accept card payments so make sure to have some cash with you.
It’s common to come across a taxi driver who doesn’t speak English, so make sure to have your address written down.
Once you enter the taxi, make sure the driver sets the taximeter to the base fare of €2.40 during the day, or €2.99 during nighttime.
Tipping the taxi driver isn’t expected but it’s customary to round up the final amount.

How to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja by bus

At the moment, there is no direct connection between Murcia Airport and Torrevieja by bus or other public transport. To get to Torrevieja by bus, you’ll need to take two different lines; Bus Line 1 will take you from Murcia Airport to Murcia and from there you can take Bus Line VAC-250 to Torrevieja. The total journey duration is about 2 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does it cost to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja by bus?

Since there is no direct bus line from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja, you’ll need to take into account the cost for both bus lines you’ll have to take. A single ticket for Bus Line 1 from Murcia Airport to Murcia costs €2.50, and for Bus Line VAC-250 to Torrevieja it costs €5.67. This brings the total amount to €8.17 per traveller. Keep in mind that if you buy your tickets online, there might be additional booking fees.

Cost

€8.17

Trip Duration

2 h 10 min

The price includes two tickets; one for the journey from Murcia Airport to Murcia and one from Murcia to Torrevieja.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Interbus from Murcia Airport to Murcia operates from 11:25 to 21:25 and Bus Line VAC-250 from Murcia to Torrevieja operates from 09:30 to 21:00.

Where do I get the bus from?

The bus station at Murcia Airport is very easy to spot; it’s located right outside the main terminal building. At Murcia Bus Station, you’ll need to locate the exact departure point for the Bus Line VAC-250 to Torrevieja at the scheduled departure times.

Convenience

Getting to Torrevieja by bus isn’t the most convenient option, especially for larger groups. You will have to change two different bus lines, which operate only a few times per day; this means long waiting times and large crowds during the scheduled departures. Also, the total journey takes over 2 hours, so it’s certainly not the best option if you’re in Murcia for only a couple of days.

Editor’s Note

For 1-2 travellers with light luggage, the bus is a budget-friendly transportation option to reach Torrevieja. If you're travelling with a larger group, however, the total cost increases significantly so given the travelling duration it's not a good value for money option.

Useful Tips

You can buy your bus tickets online and secure your seat in advance but note that there is a €1.50 management fee in total.
Pets are allowed only in a travel crate at the designated space on the bus and the cost is 50% of the ticket price.
The ticket price includes luggage up to 30kg per traveller.
Baby/child seats are available if needed.
Murcia Airport bus is fully accessible to wheelchairs.

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Frequently asked questions

What’s the distance from Murcia airport to Torrevieja?

Murcia Airport is situated approximately 61 kilometres from Torrevieja. The journey takes about 55 minutes by taxi or a private transfer, in light traffic, and about 2 hours by bus.

Is public transport from Murcia airport to Torrevieja available?

At the moment, there is no direct connection between Murcia Airport and Torrevieja with public transport. It is possible to get from Murcia Airport to Torrevieja by bus, but, depending on the route you’ll choose, you’ll have to take at least two different bus lines. The quickest option is to get to Murcia city centre and from there take the bus to Torrevieja.

How much is a taxi from Murcia airport to Torrevieja?

Murcia taxis operate using a taximeter and the cost is calculated per kilometre travelled. Depending on your final destination, a standard taxi for up to 4 passengers costs €62 during the daytime and €78 during nighttime on average.

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